This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
The Front - The line that Paul is a part of between the German army and their French, English, and American enemies. This place is not simply an area, but the embodiment of dehumanizing horror.
Kemmerich's boots - This comfortable item is passed from Kemmerich to Muller, and from Muller to Paul, because the men are comrades. This item is a sign of the pragmatism of the soldiers: they have no problem asking for it, so that they can lay claim when their friend dies.
Haricot beans - The main food...
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